World News


Pinpointing cause of death for North Korea's Kim Jong Nam may be hard 

Determining whether poison killed the half-brother of North Korea's leader in a busy airport is proving difficult for Malaysian officials.

published : 21 Feb 2017

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake shakes Panama's capital 

An earthquake caused skyscrapers in Panama's capital to sway Monday and led to the evacuation of some buildings.

published : 21 Feb 2017

Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President' 

Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents' Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.

published : 21 Feb 2017

Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach club and said McMaster is 'a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience.'

published : 21 Feb 2017

Barack Obama ranked 12th best US president by historians

Just weeks after leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama ranks as the 12th best US President overall in a new poll of historians conducted by C-SPAN.

published : 21 Feb 2017

East Libya bans women from travelling abroad alone

We have known of cases of Libyan women dealing with foreign intelligence services, a General told a news channel.

published : 21 Feb 2017

India will not press for merger of north, east Sri Lankan provinces: Jaishankar

The Foreign Secretary says it would not be wise to hold every other matter hostage to the merger issue.

published : 20 Feb 2017

Greece compromises on bailout reforms: Officials

Austerity-hit Greece's eurozone and International Monetary Fund lenders have been locked for months in a standoff over debt relief and budget targets.

published : 20 Feb 2017

Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: Report

The proposal outlined a way for Washington to lift sanctions against Russia.

published : 20 Feb 2017

Eurozone tries to avoid another Greek crisis

Hopes of a breakthrough to unlock bailout funds for Greece were dashed in recent weeks due to disagreements with its creditors.

published : 20 Feb 2017

North Korea, Malaysia row as Kim killing film emerges

CCTV footage aired on Japanese television on Monday gave the first public glimpse of the apparent moment Jong-Nam was attacked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

published : 20 Feb 2017

French army grooms eagles to down drones mid-air

At Mont-de-Marsan in southwestern France, a quartet of fearsome golden eagles is being trained to take out unmanned aircraft in mid-flight.

published : 20 Feb 2017

Malaysia summons North Korean envoy over Kim Jong-nam's death probe

Malaysia on Monday summoned the North Korean ambassador over his accusation that it conspired with "hostile forces" as it investigates the murder of leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother, officials said.

published : 20 Feb 2017

Elephant blows out 56 candles on birthday cake

With a cake made of watermelon, papaya, bananas, carrots and corncobs, Guatemala's elephant Trompita celebrated her 56th birthday.

published : 20 Feb 2017

Archives of Confucius's direct descendants to be published

The archives, in more than 9,000 volumes spanning 2,000 years, contain content covering politics, economics, culture and thought.

published : 19 Feb 2017
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